Posts by Laurel Belgreen

Review: ‘Daydream Nation’ Offers Unique Visions

Daydream Nation is a roller-coaster of a movie – just as you feel as if it’s going over the edge, it turns a corner, says Laurel Belgreen.

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Review: ‘My Run’ is an Inspiring Documentary

The new documentary My Run chronicles the amazing story of 56-year old Terry Hitchcock, who ran 75 marathons in 75 consecutive days in an effort to raise awareness on the difficult lives of single-parent families. Laurel Belgreen say the Bill Bob Thornton-narrarated film is incredibly inspiring.

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Disney Needs More Than Moms for Mars Film

Disney's new family feature Mars Needs Moms is a major disappointment, says Laurel Belgreen. She says it sends a horrible message to children.

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Review: Gnomeo and Juliet is a Darling Film

What happens when Shakespeare's greatest love story gets redone by animated garden gnomes. Laurel Belgreen tells you in her review of a film that could be a surprise Valentine's Day pick.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Shines in ‘Country Strong’

Laurel Belgreen says "Country Strong" is a perfect example of how to do a film about frality, love, conviction, and courage. Boosted by an Oscar worthy performance from Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as memorable roles from Tim McGraw and Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong" stays strong.

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‘Little Fockers’ Falls Flat Over and Over Again

A franchise that's old and tired falls flat, literally, says Laurel Belgreen. Despite a fantastic cast, "Little Fockers" relies on people repeatedly falling down for humor. And this time around, Robert De Niro's character is so much dumber than Ben Stiller's that the dynamic no longer works.

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Brooks Doesn’t Know Anymore

James L. Brooks' new film "How Do You Know" is like watching cute puppies run in circles, says Laurel Belgreen.

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Rising Stars: Becca Battoe Shines on Screen

Our "Rising Stars" series continues as Laurel Belgreen takes a look at Becca Battoe, who currently stars on stage in "Head: The Musical" and has been in several small films and on a few TV shows. Belgreen sees the Kentucky native moving on to bigger and better things in the near future.

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‘The Tourist’ Travels Light with Jolie, Depp

"The Tourist" was not screened for critics, and it's not hard to see why. Laurel Belgreen says watching the film is like visiting another country and staying in your hotel room most of the time. The talents of Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie are wasted in this attempted romantic European caper.

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Luca Ellis Leads Off Rising Stars Series

Laurel Belgreen leads off our Rising Stars Series with a profile of Luca Ellis.

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